OCBC Al-Amin, Lions Club and Women of Will provide daily essentials to 600 in Lembah Subang
Over 600 people from Projek Perumahan Rumah Termiskin (PPRT) Lembah Subang recently received daily essential items from of OCBC Al-Amin Bank Berhad (OCBC Al-Amin), Lions Club of Kuala Lumpur Providence (Lions Club) and Women of Will (WOW) to help them overcome difficulties related to Covid-19.
The partnership is also saw contributions going toward the refurbishment of Sekolah Kebangsaan Bukit Lanjan (Asli), to be completed by the end of the year on time for the students who will be heading back to school come January 2021. The collaboration is aimed at offering new facilities and creating a safer learning environment for the students, especially during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
Lions Club also arranged for the trimming of the overgrown branches of trees at the school which were deemed dangerous to the pre-school students. New sinks were built so the students would not need to wait in long queues. The school was also provided with 100 bottles of hand wash soap, while two sets of elevated hand sanitiser dispensers and an eyelevel thermometer were placed at the entrance of the school. They were also provided with 200 children’s and 50 adult face shields.
According to Lions Club of Kuala Lumpur Providence President Mr Ben Lee Yung Chok the collaboration with OCBC Al-Amin was crucial to assist the needy families and students from the Orang Asli school in these challenging times.
“We are grateful to OCBC Al-Amin through their Kota Damansara branch for their relentless support and commitment to assist the community amidst difficulties arising from Covid-19 as some of the breadwinners of these families have lost their job.
“We hope our contribution brought some joy to the families. We are pleased to have done our little part to help the community and we hope this will help them tide through the current period,” he said.
Speaking on behalf of OCBC Bank, its Kota Damansara branch Senior Manager Ms Teo Shel Win said the Bank continues to strive to be more involved in the localities in which it operates and to become even more engaged in the community, going beyond simply providing superior banking products and services to meeting the social needs of the people as well.
“The social and economic effect of the global pandemic is hard for many and so we wanted to reach out to support our own community particularly those who have been deeply affected during this time of need. We are thankful to Lions Club of Kuala Lumpur Providence and Women of Will for being part of this relief programme for those in need,” she said.